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Wintergreen: Skiers & Boarders Celebrate End Of Season With Annual Splash & Dash

Wintergreen: Skiers & Boarders Celebrate End Of Season With Annual Splash & Dash

[ 0 ] March 24, 2013

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA It may be spring according to the calendar, but winter still holds on for a bit longer. Regardless, Wintergreen Resort held the annual Splash & Dash, also known as Pond Skimming, this past Saturday. It’s sort of a way to say so long to the winter ski season. However, Wintergreen […]

Nelson: Wintergreen Resort Extends First-Ever Membership Offer To Non-Property Owners

Nelson: Wintergreen Resort Extends First-Ever Membership Offer To Non-Property Owners

[ 0 ] March 20, 2013

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA For the first time in the community’s history, Wintergreen Resort is extending a special offer to non-property owners to purchase memberships at the four-season resort that has long been renowned for its array of recreational activities for the entire family. Historically, memberships at Wintergreen Resort have been available only to […]

Wintergreen: Ski Season In High Gear Over Holiday

Wintergreen: Ski Season In High Gear Over Holiday

[ 0 ] January 1, 2013

Wintergreen Nelson County, VA It took a bit longer for mother nature to cooperate this ski season, but once she did, it didn’t take long for Wintergreen Resort to get the slopes open. The week between Christmas 2012 and New Year’s 2013 had thousands upon thousands hitting the slopes. According to Wintergreen’s Mountain Message website […]

Nelson: Temps Cooperating - Wintergreen Resort Making Snow!

Nelson: Temps Cooperating – Wintergreen Resort Making Snow!

[ 0 ] December 21, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Several attempts to put down snow at Wintergreen Resort few days haven’t worked out because of warm temperatures. That’s not the case now! After a strong cold front moved across Virginia early Friday morning, temps in the mountains dropped to the 20’s. Our BRL weather station (above) on Devils Knob […]

Nelson: Let The Snowmaking Begin!

Nelson: Let The Snowmaking Begin!

[ 0 ] December 6, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA With pre dawn Thursday morning temps in the upper 20’s to near 30°, Wintergreen Resort was able to officially begin making snow. BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura was up just before dawn and grabbed some shots there. Snow makers at Wintergreen tell Paul they aren’t sure how long they can […]

Nelson: Getting Ready For Ski Season At Wintergreen Resort

Nelson: Getting Ready For Ski Season At Wintergreen Resort

[ 0 ] November 29, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Not the real deal just yet, but it won’t be long! Overnight Wednesday Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County fired up their snow gun to test out some major improvements they made to the system in the past few weeks. Looks like they worked from this picture BRL Mountain Photographer Paul […]

Nelson: Wintergreen Resort Officially Kicks Off Christmas Season

Nelson: Wintergreen Resort Officially Kicks Off Christmas Season

[ 0 ] November 24, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA With colder temperatures making it feel like winter, the annual Grand Illumination took place over Thanksgiving weekend at Wintergreen Resort. The celebration marks the official start of the Christmas season. Our BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura said it was a very large crowd. Lots more activities will be taking place […]

Sandy: First Rain & Wind, Now Snow!

Sandy: First Rain & Wind, Now Snow!

[ 0 ] October 29, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Though Sandy hasn’t delivered the sort of punch our east coast neighbors are seeing, she had a trick or two up her sleeve. Blizzard Warnings were issued for many Central Virginia counties near the Blue Ridge for 6-12 inches of snow by Tuesday afternoon in the elevations of roughly 2000 […]

Wintergreen Resort: Progress Continues On 5 Million Gallon Water Tank To Boost Snowmaking

Wintergreen Resort: Progress Continues On 5 Million Gallon Water Tank To Boost Snowmaking

[ 2 ] October 19, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA We told you about the extensive renovations ongoing at Wintergreen Resort with a multimillion dollar expansion of the snowmaking capacity in our October 2012 issue of Nelson County Life Magazine. Open publication – Free publishing – More crumland farms Our October 2012 article on the expansion at Wintergreen Resort which […]

Wintergreen Resort Doubles Snowmaking Production For Upcoming Season

Wintergreen Resort Doubles Snowmaking Production For Upcoming Season

[ 0 ] October 4, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Wintergreen Resort in central Virginia—twice named “Best Ski Resort” by the readers of WashingtonPost.com—is adding to its arsenal of snowmaking guns for the 2012-13 season. This is just part of the largest expansion in snowmaking on the resort’s 26 slopes (129 skiable acres) in more than a decade. As part […]

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